Corinne Barr age 73 of Danbury, formerly of Hudson died peacefully Saturday May 14th 2011 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Corinne was born on August 30, 1937 in St. Paul, Minnesota; the daughter of Hubal and Georgine (Warling) Trudeau. She attended St. Patrick’s Parochial School prior to graduating from Hudson High School in the class of 1955.
On June 11, 1955, she was united in marriage to Bernard Barr at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Hudson. This union would be blessed with seven children. Although she was a devoted homemaker, she worked a short time for the Hudson High School as a teacher’s aide.
Corinne cherished her family. There was nothing better than being surrounded by them; whether it be watching her grandkids swimming off the pontoon, cheering her beloved Packers of Badgers to victory, or preparing a feast over the holidays. She loved spending time with her best friend and soul mate Bernie vacationing at Ft. Myers Beach, Dune Buggying in northern Wisconsin, or a trip to the casino. She also enjoyed sewing or knitting wash towels/clothes; which all of her children were recipients of. Furthermore, she took pleasure in the challenge of 1000 piece jig saw puzzle.
Corinne will forever remain in the hearts of her husband Bernie, children Michael (Tracy) Barr of Hudson, Gerald Barr of Hudson, Richard Barr of Hudson, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Barr of Bloomer, Jacqueline (William Jr.) Franklin of Hudson, Teresa (Mark) McDaniel of Hudson, Kathryn (Daryl) Lindstrom of Hudson, 15 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, sister Diane Ponath, as well as many nieces, nephews and countless friends. She is preceded in by her parents Hubal and Georgine (Warling) Trudeau, siblings Harold, Roland, and Elaine Preston.
Mass of Christian Burial for Corinne Barr will be 11AM Wednesday May 18th at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Hudson with Fr. Gene Murphy. Burial will be in the parish cemetery with active casketbearers being Jesse Barr, James Franklin, Alex McDaniel, Bryan Lindstrom, David Barr, and John Barr. First visitation will be on Tuesday May 17th from 11AM until 1PM with a prayer service at 1PM at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in Webster. A Second visitation will be Tuesday May 17th from 5 until 8PM at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson. There will also be a visitation one hour prior to the mass at church Wednesday morning. Memorials are preferred.